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Free Software Foundation founded

Free Software Foundation founded by Richard Stallman.

4 October, 1985

The Free Software Foundation was founded in Massachusetts, United States, on 4th October 1985 by Richard Stallman. Its aim is to promote the freedom to study, distribute and modify computer software. Stallman is also famous for founding the GNU Project.

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